This weekend is tax weekend at the Ritchie-Rosado household. We have our tax software (Turbo Tax) to file online and all of the documentation we need is in order. What is not in order, however, is the large, dilapidated, ripped and torn folder where we've been keeping our tax returns from previous years, inside a little filing cabinet in our closet. It is time for an upgrade! How perfect, then, that a new line of home office goods by Martha Stewart and Avery was issued this year at Staples. (Guess who's going on a field trip there later this week...)
I will certainly be getting two of these accordion files for keeping our taxes organized: Tomas will be white and I will be blue. It will be very nice to simply reach for this one folder each year, knowing everything we need for tax filing is stored inside. The accordion files are freestanding for easy filing, expandable and collapsible with an elastic fabric-band closure. They come in three colours (white, blue and brown) in one of two finishes: shagreen or poly.
-Shagreen: 13" L x 10" H x 1-1/2" D, 9 Tabs, 10 Pockets
-Poly (large): 13" L x 9-1/2" H x 1-1/2" D, 12 Tabs, 13 Pockets
-Poly (medium): 7-1/4" L x 4-3/4" H x 1" D, 7 Tabs, 8 Pockets
I'll also be picking up some folder labels for colour-coding the files. We all have to do our taxes; may as well make the process pretty! Investing in a shredder is also a good idea. Shredding documents that you no longer need is always a good idea, especially if they contain personal information, such as your address or account numbers. See more of Martha's line at Staples here.